Trading Standards Institute Advice

2021.10.08 Recall: ZKZC Magnetic Designer Building Blocks

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

ZKZC Big Size Magnetic Designer Magnet Building Blocks

ZKZC 

Alert number
2108-0247

Product type
Toys - Magnetic Building Blocks

Product identifiers
Model number: XYC40021-XYC40180

Product description
Colourful magnetic building blocks packaged in a clear plastic storage box with green handle.

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
Unknown

Risk level
Medium

Risk type
Choking and injuries

Risk description
The product poses a medium risk of choking and injuries as when tested according to the impact test, the magnets released and fit entirely within a small parts cylinder, presenting a choking hazard. The magnetic flux index for the magnets is 246 kG2 mm2, which is greater than the maximum permitted of 50kG2 mm2. If two or more magnets were swallowed, there is a risk that the magnets become drawn to each other in the digestive system, which could cause serious injury or death if medical attention is not sought immediately. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011.

Corrective measures
We recommend owners stop using this product immediately. Contact the distributor you purchased from to request redress.

Online marketplace
AliExpress - The listing has been removed by the online marketplace

Notifier
Office for Product Safety and Standards

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